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2012 Toyota Sienna repairs by problem area

Engine (5%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (3%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (18%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (28%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (38%)

Other (8%)

Chart based on 39 repairs.
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2012 Toyota Sienna repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (29%)

< $100 (71%)

Chart based on 31 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2012 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

266-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Toyota Sienna in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2014 - Jan 2014
Jan 2014

9300 mi
Driver side electronic sliding door not working after a arctic storm. 
Toyota Sienna in Washington, United States
Jun 2013 - Sep 2014
May 2014

37100 mi
Windshield cracked.. This is the third replacement windshield. 
Toyota Sienna in Georgia, United States
Mar 2013 - Jun 2017
Jul 2016

50000 mi
Replaced a portion of the steering column for owrn joint. Replaced under extended warranty. 
Toyota Sienna in Saskatchewan, Canada
May 2014 - May 2014
May 2014

20460 mi
Squeaky passenger seat. Dealer adjusted. 
Toyota Sienna in Oregon, United States
Jun 2014 - Sep 2014
Aug 2014

17900 mi
Bumper pops out and is misaligned, been this way since new. They took off the bumper to see if they could try one more time to fix it, and if not successful to see which parts they would need to order. 
Sep 2014

20000 mi
Bumper pops out and is misaligned, been this way since new. This should be the final trip for it, they replaced the bumper and brackets. 5 parts listed on invoice. They found signs of a pre-delivery repair on the other side of the vehicle 
Toyota Sienna in Florida, United States
Sep 2014 - Sep 2017
Mar 2015

57000 mi
Got. P0015. Turns out another dealer overfilled the engine. Fixed by draining and refilling. 
Sep 2016

84000 mi

US $100
Struts blown. Swapped under warranty. 
Toyota Sienna in Arizona, United States
Oct 2013 - Mar 2016
Sep 2015

60000 mi

US $150
rear shock absorber leak 
Toyota Sienna in Florida, United States
Mar 2016 - Jul 2017
Jul 2017

50000 mi

US $289
The blower went out. It's located on the passenger side and started by making a loud fan noise. 
Toyota Sienna in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2012 - Sep 2017
Jun 2016

80000 mi

US $350
light bulb was out 
Toyota Sienna in California, United States
Feb 2012 - Dec 2016
Apr 2015

38700 mi

US $150
Body side molding came loose on passenger side. Had to remove all adhesive and install with fresh all weather automobile mounting tape. 
Toyota Sienna in New York, United States
Dec 2011 - Jun 2017
Feb 2014

7000 mi

US $3
Power sliding door was broken. Dealer found blown fuse. 
Toyota Sienna in Florida, United States
Oct 2011 - Mar 2015
Dec 2013

38000 mi
CD player stopped working 
Toyota Sienna in Colorado, United States
Jan 2012 - Sep 2017
Mar 2013

8000 mi
dead battery 
Toyota Sienna in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2011 - Jun 2017
Apr 2012

5500 mi
Auto-dimming rear-view mirror does not auto dim. Dealer said EZPass reader, which is on windshield, obstructed mirror, whose sensor is on the mirror side. 
Toyota Sienna in South Carolina, United States
Jun 2012 - Jun 2017
Aug 2012

7900 mi
pass. side window molding replaced due to kink in trim material when window rolled up. warranty repair 
Toyota Sienna in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2011 - Sep 2017
Apr 2013

26000 mi
Creaking spring in the front passenger seat back that needed to be tightened. They did that and the creak is gone, but broke some clips on one of the plastic covers at the base of the seat that keeps on coming off. Part ordered. Second row seat bottom not locking back into place properly after sliding it forward. Replaced part of mechanism, didn't fix problem. Ordered frame. 
May 2013

29000 mi
The third row passenger side seat clicks when going over bumps. They said there was a service bulliten and they installed the fix. I hope it works. 
Apr 2014

51500 mi
The drivers side window trim pulled away from the frame when rolling down the window. Whining noise when turning the wheel. This is new and in addition to the normal power steering sound. This is a recent occurrence. 
Oct 2014

64700 mi
A joint in the steering has some splines on it and they wore out. I can't believe this happened to the steering of all things. The only thing to do was replace the steering column. Luckily it was covered under an extended warranty I bought 
Jan 2016

72200 mi

US $50
The Satellite radio antenna stopped working. They needed to replace it. Had to remove the whole headliner to accomplish this. Took a day to do. 
Apr 2016

94200 mi

US $100
The fog light fell out while driving. Needed to order a new one. 
Oct 2016

104800 mi
The drivers side power seat motor started whining and needed to be replaced The radio head unit's lights would go off all on their own. The radio kept functioning but you could not see anything. The passenger interior door panel has a piece that has cracked off on the interior of the door. There is a popping noise coming from the right rear of the van. Cannot determine exactly what it is. 
Apr 2017

114000 mi

US $75
The plastic cover on the drivers seat has broken a little clip and fallen off. I am not very happy with the quality of the interior on this van. It needs to be more robust. The cover was broken by my son brushing his foot across it. 
Toyota Sienna in Texas, United States
Jan 2012 - Sep 2017
Jun 2017

98000 mi

US $455
Alignment, car seems to go out of alignment very easily. 

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2012 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

266-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Toyota Sienna in Ohio, United States
Sep 2015 - Sep 2017
May 2017

101000 mi

US $400
Replaced bearings in Electro magnetic unit in rear end. 
Toyota Sienna in Kansas, United States
Aug 2012 - Jan 2017
Jan 2013

60000 mi
Exterior windshield rubber trim 
Aug 2014

37400 mi
Clunk in sliding door. 
Toyota Sienna in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2012 - Sep 2017
Apr 2017

106000 mi
Intermediate Steering Shaft was making a noise on turns going over bumps - steering shaft was replaced under extended warranty 
Toyota Sienna in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2012 - Oct 2012
Oct 2012

620 mi
AWD, Engine and Trac Off warning lights lit up and remained on over the course of a day. Taken to dealer for diagnostics. Valve faulty within computer, ordered and replaced by dealer. 

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2012 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

187-horsepower 2.7L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Toyota Sienna in Texas, United States
Sep 2011 - Jun 2017
May 2014

32000 mi
Window motor on rear passenger window was dead. Noted by body shop during check after repairing front passenger door. Door was scraped against a pillar in a parking garage. Toyota said motor was dead and replaced under warranty. 
Aug 2015

50000 mi

US $215
Inside driver's seat trim cracked and broke off from front of seat. Driver purchased replacement part for $76 and attempted replacement. Dealer had to remove seat to respring and install the part. Labor approx. $139. 
Sep 2016

64000 mi
Driver seat trim broke for second time in a year. Dealer repaired/replaced at no charge. 

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2012 Toyota Sienna Repair Histories

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